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Amy, George Alexander (5785)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 43 years 3 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 24 January 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 5785            view online service record

181 Stokes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Louise Chapman Amy (wife)
181 Stokes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 4 May 1916
Ship: HMAT Port Lincoln A17
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion – 18th Reinforcements

RTA: Thursday, 24 July 1919
Discharged: Wednesday, 19 November 1919

Son: George Alexander Amy (4353)


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted November 6, 2018 10.40 am 0Likes

    The family matriarch, Louisa Chapman AMY died in the East Melbourne General Hospital on 4 September, 1917 while her husband and two sons were serving in France. The three servicemen may well have been unaware of their wife and mother’s passing when the sole Death Notice was placed by Florrie, George junior’s wife.

    AMY – On the 4th September at the Melbourne Hospital, Louisa C. Amy, the dearly beloved mother of George (on active service) and loved mother-in-law of Florrie, and much loved grandma of little Florrie.

    A mother lovingly remembered (The Age, 8 September, 1917)

    In sad and loving memory of Louisa, the beloved wife of Private George Amy (on active service) and loving mother of Edward and George (on active service) and William, who departed this life on September 4, 1917 (In Memoriam, Port Melbourne Standard, 7 September, 1918)

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